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Backyard Livestock Raising Good Natural Food for Your Family

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ISBN-10: 0881507601

ISBN-13: 9780881507607

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Steven Thomas, George B. Looby, Mark Howell, Patricia Witten

List price: $16.95
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This popular and widely praised book describes everything you need to know about selecting and raising small livestock. Long the primary reference for anyone who keeps animals as a sustainable food source, this latest edition includes up-to-date information on breeds and breeding, feed, disease prevention, housing, and management. The book also includes a chapter on growing feed; appendices covering disease identification and treatment, manure, tanning, incubators, and injections; and a catalog of supplemental resources. Country Journal calls it "a handbook in the true sense of the word. You can pick it up and turn to any section to find quickly the information needed." 55 black & white…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

George Looby has degrees in agriculture and veterinary medicine and was with the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Woodstock, CT.